Guerreran leopard frog

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Rana omiltemana)
Jump to: navigation, search
Guerreran leopard frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Lithobates
Species: L. omiltemanus
Binomial name
Lithobates omiltemanus
Günther, 1900
Synonyms

Rana omiltemana Günther, 1900

The Guerreran leopard frog (Lithobates omiltemanus|) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family endemic to the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero, Mexico.[2]

Guerreran leopard frog inhabits montane forests at around 2,400 m (7,900 ft) elevation. It breeds in streams.[1]

Guerreran leopard frog has only been known from two locations, but has not been recorded since 1978. It might be extinct. One populations was likely extirpated by water extraction.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Santos-Barrera, G. & Flores-Villela, O. (2004). "Lithobates omiltemanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Lithobates omiltemanus (Günther, 1900)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 1 February 2015.